The Fatal Race: The Rise of the Bureaucratic Bourgeoisie

  • Ann Seidman
  • Robert B. Seidman
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

Voicing a populist, frequently socialist rhetoric,1 at independence nationalist political leaders assumed state power in new nations still defined by colonial capitalist laws and institutions. A fatal race ensued: would the leaders transform the institutions to favor the poor and disinherited? Or would the institutions transform the leadership (cf. Nzongola-Ntalaja, 1987)?

Keywords

World Country Legal Order Ruling Class Class Power Protestant Work Ethic 
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Copyright information

© Ann Seidman and Robert B. Seidman 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ann Seidman
    • 1
  • Robert B. Seidman
    • 2
  1. 1.School of LawBoston UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Boston UniversityUSA

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